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F.C. Resident Creates Nats ‘Magic Number’ Sign

September 17, 2014 9:28 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Ted Lutz had been counting down the number of games the Washington Nationals had to win (and the Atlanta Braves have to lose) to clinch the National League East title at his house on Noland St. since late August. The Nats clinched the title on Tuesday night.

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F.C. Resident Completes Peace Corps Service

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Katherine Turner, 25, of Falls Church completed a term with the Peace Corps in early August. She was an economic development volunteer in Costa Rica working to improve local businesses and non-profit development through education planning and management courses. Turner, a graduate of George Mason High School, is the daughter […]

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Virginia ABC Opens 350th Location in Tysons Corner

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The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) hosted a grand opening for their 350th store last Wednesday, Sept. 10, in Tysons Corner, which was attended by notable Virginia politicians and public officials. The store, located at 8150 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, will carry mainly category-leading signature spirits in only the […]

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Workhouse Arts Center Creates a Haunted Trail

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The Workhouse Arts Center (WAC) in Lorton is inviting visitors to its “terrifying, spine-chilling” Haunted Trail, which will be open for six nights around Halloween. WAC is opening a less-frequented part of their campus, which used to be a prison campus, from Friday, Oct. 24 – Saturday, Nov. 1 from […]

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Editorial: Fairfax City’s Lack Of ‘Need to Know’

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Monday’s Washington Post story by Tom Jackman entitled, “Fairfax City Land Deal Under Scrutiny,” with the subhead, “More Public Discussion About $30 Million Sale Was Needed, Critics Say,” portrayed a situation apparently in stark contrast to the way things work in the City of Falls Church. It’s a lengthy article […]

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The Peak Oil Crisis: It‘s All Around Us

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Ten years ago peak oil was assumed to be a rather straight forward, transparent process. What was then thought of as “oil” production was going to stop growing around the middle of the last decade. Shortages were going to occur; prices were going to rise; demand was going to drop; […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Lotus Garden

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With so much on my plate, literally, it takes a special place to earn its way into the pantheon of restaurants I frequent on a regular basis. Lotus Garden is one of those special places.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Summers Farm Fall Harvest Festival

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Ushering in the season change, Summers Farm opens to the public for six weeks starting this Saturday for its annual Fall Harvest Festival in Frederick, Maryland.

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Delegate Marcus Simon’s Richmond Report

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This week the General Assembly will resume a special session called by the Governor last March to complete work on the Budget. At the end of the last regular session the State Senate and the House of Delegates were at an impasse over the budget, because House Republicans refused to […]

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Congress Moran’s News Commentary: Congress Needs to Close the Pay Gap

September 16, 2014 4:59 PM1 comment

Last week marked the 20 year anniversary of a commitment Congress made to keep our mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends safe from harm with the passage of the Violence Against Women Act.

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